The Northerner

Norse season ends in loss to Cleveland State

NKU circles up before the game against Milwaukee

Mike Canizales, Reporter

November 20, 2017

The Northern Kentucky University volleyball season came to an end Saturday after losing to the number one seeded Cleveland State Vikings in the semi-finals of the Horizon League Tournament 3-1 (25-23,25-15,19-25,25-19) at Woodling Gymnasium. The Norse (12-15 overall, 7-9 Horizon) were led by First Team Al...

Norse fall to Cleveland State

Haley Libs (4) hits the ball in the game against Milwaukee

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

November 9, 2017

The NKU volleyball team fell to Cleveland State in four sets (25-18, 25-20, 18-25, 25-23) Wednesday night in Regents Hall. The Norse fall to 11-13 and 7-8 in conference play while the Vikings improve to 19-7 and 12-3 in Horizon League play. Haley Libs recorded 15 kills in the match for the Norse whi...

Norse snap losing streak with win over Penguins

NKU celebrates after earning a point in the game against Milwaukee

Mike Canizales, Reporter

October 29, 2017

Northern Kentucky University volleyball team (10-11 overall, 6-6 Horizon) snapped their two game losing streak by sweeping Youngstown State (25-23,25-22,25-22) Saturday evening at Regents Hall. The Norse were led by freshman middle blocker, Kaelin Gentile who posted a career best 15 kills and tied the...

Libs hits career milestone as Norse fall to Golden Grizzlies

Haley Libs (4) hits the ball in the game against Milwaukee

Kevin Carey, Reporter

October 28, 2017

The NKU volleyball team battled Horizon League foe the Oakland Golden Grizzlies Friday night at Regents Hall. The Norse suffered their second-straight loss 3-1 and falling to 9-11 on the year and 5-6 in conference play. NKU also took the time to recognize junior Haley Libs as she reached 1,000 career ki...

Norse Volleyball takes down Panthers for second-straight win

NKU celebrates after earning a point in the game against Milwaukee

Kevin Carey, Reporter

October 7, 2017

The Norse volleyball team picked up their second-straight Horizon League victory over Milwaukee Saturday afternoon in four sets 25-21, 22-25, 25-17, 25-23 in Regents Hall. The Norse improved to 8-7 on the year and 4-2 in conference play. Milwaukee dropped to 8-12 on the year and 1-5 in the conference....

Norse extinguish Flames in five sets

Haley Libs hits a ball past Cleveland State to record a kill. She had 11 kills and 14 digs in the loss.

Kevin Carey, Reporter

October 6, 2017

The NKU Norse volleyball team took down the number two team in the conference UIC in five sets, 25-17, 17-25, 25-15, 21-25, 19-17. The Norse improved to 7-7 on the year and 3-2 in the conference while UIC falls to 12-6 and 3-2 in league play. “It was phenomenal. The girls played so well the entire match,” said h...

Norse split Horizon League weekend matches

Laura Crawford spikes a ball against Cleveland State. The Norse would lose to CSU 3-2.

Mike Canizales, Reporter

October 2, 2017

It was a historic day for the Northern Kentucky University volleyball program, as they earned the program’s 1,000th victory in a 3-1 effort over Youngstown State Friday evening. “We're thrilled to have gotten the program's 1,000th win,” head coach Liz Hart said. “This is an outstanding ac...

Norse volleyball go 1-1 in first two Horizon League games

Haley Libs records a kill during the NKU Invitational in Regents Hall.

Mike Canizales, Reporter

September 25, 2017

The Northern Kentucky women’s volleyball team opened up Horizon League  play by snapping their five-game losing streak on Saturday night, defeating the Wright State  Raiders in five sets (23-25,18-25,25-21,25-19,15-13) at Regents Hall. “I’m incredibly proud of this team,” head coach Liz Hart s...

Norse victorious in first night of NKU Invitational

Laura Crawford tries to tap a ball past the Cleveland State blockers. The Norse would lose their third straight Horizon League match to CSU 3-2.

Kevin Carey, Reporter

September 9, 2017

The Norse opened up the NKU Invitational Friday night at Regents Hall with a win over the Seattle University Redhawks in four sets, 25-15, 22-25, 25-22, 25-21. NKU improved to 4-0 on the season. “I think our team plays better when they are at home and we are in our routine,” head coach Liz Hart s...

Libs, Norse look to start new season with W’s

Haley Libs jumps to spike a ball past the Cleveland State blockers. CSU would go on to win the match 3-2.

Christopher Decker, Managing Editor

August 30, 2017

Senior libero McKenzie Eskridge doesn’t look at her stats. In fact, she is superstitious about looking at the page on the NKU Athletics site and hasn’t read an article about herself since freshman year. “It started in high school and I would read one article about myself and think to myself ‘...

Libs excells while Norse continue to improve

Haley Libs was the 2015 Horizon League Freshman of the Year

Christopher Decker, Sports Editor

September 9, 2016

After going 3-2 in the first five games of the season, Head Coach Liz Hart and sophomore Haley Libs gave themselves a ‘B’ grade for the way the team performed. “We’re okay. We’ve had games where we were good in one area and not good in another,” Hart said. “They’ve show the ability to...

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